We usually think that during nighttime, there is nothing really going on for us but to sleep. However, we can also encounter a lot of unusual and unfortunate things when nighttime sets in. Some examples of these are night terrors and nightmares. Most of us would usually think of these terms as similar; however, night terrors and nightmares are actually quite distinct from each … [Read more...]
What are the Causes of Nightmares? Why do we Dream about Bad Things?
Scenario: A zombie is running after you and then suddenly you fell off the ground. You looked back and the zombie was just a step closer to you. When the zombie was about to bite you, you woke up from bed and realized that it was just a dream. This scenario is one popular component of nightmares people frequently encounter. What is nightmare and what are the causes of … [Read more...]
Common Sleep Disorders
The study of sleep disorders is relatively new in terms of the medical profession. It has only been since the 20th century that people understood the importance of sleep in sustaining healthy body functions. Since the 1970s, doctors in the United States have focused attention on sleep disorders and their cures. Anything that routinely interferes with sleep is considered a … [Read more...]
What is the Difference Between Tempur Pedic vs Novaform?
Manufacturers of beds have long been searching for ways to improve sleep comfort. They tried to improve this by changing the type of mattress until they found that innerspring mattresses were a good way to ensure good sleep. This specific type of mattress was challenged by water beds or air beds, yet it stood the tests of time and still remains a well utilized mattress. But, … [Read more...]
Do I Need A Side Sleeper Pillow?
When looking for a comfortable bed pillow, the choices can be a bit overwhelming. There are the different sizes, the different materials and now you can find pillows that are made for different types of sleepers. How do you begin to make the decision? Is a side sleeper pillow really necessary if you sleep on your side? If you do not have any issues with sleeping, then the … [Read more...]